Witches Gathering

25 Aug 2014


Hi my name is Marni and I’ll be your quilter for this blog post. I’m from Frankenstein’s Fabrics and I’m here with a quilt I’ve made from the fabulous Witch Hazel range.  I love and collect Halloween prints. This quilt was so much fun to create and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!  You will need – 30cm of cream witch main print 30cm of cream witch stripe 20cm of gray witch web 20cm of green witch dot 70cm of black witch stars 1.2m of green witch main print (extra allowed ... ...read more

30 Minute Girls Leggings

18 Aug 2014

30 minute girls leggings

30 Minute Girls Leggings  Printer Friendly Version Hi!  I'm Kara, from Simplistically Sassy.  I'm excited to be here on Cutting Corners today to share a quick and easy tutorial to make leggings for girls.  These are made with Knit Solid Hot Pink fabric.  It's easy to use, and is perfect for this project. Supplies 1/4 - 1/2 yard of knit fabric Elastic (I used 1/2 inch wide) Leggings, or pants as a guide Fold the leggings/pants in half, inside out, so you can see all the seams.  Lay them out on your fabric that ... ...read more

How to Recover a Kitchen Chair

11 Aug 2014


Did you know Riley Blake Designs is making Home Dec weight fabrics? We are excited to be releasing these gorgeous designs, which should be hitting stores as we speak! Many more designs are in the works for 2015, so stay tuned! Be sure to check out this lovely kitchen chair tutorial by Katie at Choochooskadoo. ...read more

Stitchery Primer

04 Aug 2014

Basic Stitches

Today's "Sewing Basics" tutorial/demonstration is a handful of the very most basic hand-embroidery stitches. Stitch out a sampler or make something fun with your new skills. COURSE INSTRUCTOR:  Deonn @ Quiltscapes SUPPLIES: Grab a needle, a little embroidery floss, scissors, a small hoop, and a little plain 8" cotton or muslin square with the same size muslin or flannel for backing.  You'll also need a bit of tape and a marking instrument. Needles:  Use a sharp needle with an eye large enough to take two to three strands of floss.  We'll use a crewel embroidery needle, size ... ...read more

Tic Tac Toe Quiet Book Tutorial

01 Aug 2014


Printer-Friendly Version Happy August! My name is Nancy and I have a little ETSY shop primsandproper where I make decorative items for your home, favorite dog and child-friendly gifts. I am very excited to share my quiet book page. My inspiration came from my two sons. When they were little, their favorite restaurants had kraft paper tablecloths and crayons. We would pass the time waiting for our food to arrive playing Hangman and Tic Tac Toe.   I chose the Surprise Collection from Riley Blake Designs for my page. I love the bright colors and the hexagons on the ribbons were ... ...read more

The Three Witches

28 Jul 2014

Three Witches

Hi, it's me -- Shelly Pagliai (Polly-Eye), from Prairie Moon Quilts, here to present another tutorial using Riley Blake's new Halloween-themed fabric line. It is the cutest Halloween line ever! It’s called “Witch Hazel”, by October Afternoon, and the prints are all so fun -- there are spider webs, a panel with Halloween quotes and poems, stripes, polka dots, pumpkins . . . and the witch -- Witch Hazel is just the cutest little witch, you can’t help but love her!This time I’ve designed a mini quilt using this collection. The mini quilt has embroidery in the borders, and a ... ...read more

Cluck Cluck Quiet Book Page

25 Jul 2014

 

Hi!  It's Amanda here from Jedi Craft Girl!  I LOVE quiet books.  My mother made me a quiet book when I was a little girl.  My inspiration for the chicken & eggs page came from a page out of my old quiet book.  Back then I think all they had was muslin and felt to work with! The darling prints from Riley Blake give this traditional page new life!! Supplies: 10.5" x 10.5" background fabric scraps of yellows, browns, reds and orange Riley Blake braid trim in brown zipper buttons scraps of cotton batting Heat n Bond Lite ... ...read more

Butterfly Patch Baby Quilt Tutorial

21 Jul 2014

Butterfly Baby Quilt by Fabric Mutt for Riley Blake Designs

My name is Heidi Staples, and I write the sewing blog Fabric Mutt where I share my love of beautiful fabric and fun sewing projects. Today I'm here to show you a tutorial for a very simple baby quilt featuring the A Beautiful Thing collection by Zoe Pearn for Riley Blake Designs. Since this fabric line features a darling butterfly print, I thought it would be fun to make that design motif a part of my quilt. The Butterfly Patch Baby Quilt is great last minute gift project, easily made in a weekend and perfect for beginning quilters. In ... ...read more

Rainbow Pony Quiet Page

18 Jul 2014


Hello from Kathy!  My quiet book page features a little Pony with a colorful, fluffy mane and tail, with lots of textures.  The tail can be braided and a section of the tail can be taken off and on!  I added some grass under the pony and a rainbow in the sky to complete the page. Printer-Friendly Version Supplies for this quiet book page: Applique Template Fat Quarters of a variety of pastel cotton fabrics, different size dots are great (rainbow and pony) Fat Quarter Green and White Medium Chevron (grass) Background fabric - 10.5" square Lightweight fusible interfacing - 10 ... ...read more

Splendor Garden

15 Jul 2014

SplendorGArdenCover

Printer-Friendly Version Hello, this Hema from Malini's Quilts blog with the Splendor Flower Garden quilt made from Lila Tueller's Splendor fabric collections. This collection has beautiful big prints and this pattern will showcase those big prints.  Fabrics and Tools Required: Splendor Fat Quarter Bundle 1 Cotton Shades Snow - 4.5 yards for background Splendor Stripes White - 3/4 yards for binding Splendor or other Yardage - 5 yards for backing 12" 60 degree Triangle Ruler  8.5 inch x 24.5 inch ruler 6.5 inch square up ruler Cutting Instructions Background fabric Tip: I put a new blade ... ...read more
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